Famous Birthdays Today- Joel Grey Is 88

April 11th


  • Jennifer Esposito is 47 (“Crash,” “Summer of Sam,” “Don't Say a Word,” “Spin City,” “Samantha Who?,” “Mistresses,” “Blue Bloods”) (FAST FACT: She married Bradley Cooper in 2006, they were married for a year. In 2014,she married blogger Louis Dowler.)
  • Kelli Garner is 36 (“The Aviator,” “Pan Am”)
  • Joel Grey is 88 (“Cabaret,” “Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins,” “The Fantasticks,” “Oz,” “Anything Goes,” “Chicago”)
  • Tricia Helfer is 46 (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Lucifer”)
  • Bill Irwin is 70 (“My Blue Heaven,” “How The Grinch Stole Christmas,” Noodle on “Elmo's World”)
  • Louise Lasser is 81 (“Mary Hartman,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Awakening,” “Sing”) (FAST FACT: Was once married to Woody Allen. In 1976, shebecame the first host banned from SNL. Shefreaked out after the cue card was switched, and sulked to her dressing room. Nearly incoherent throughout the broadcast, she refused to appear in any sketches unless she was in them alone, or if her only costar was Chevy Chase)
  • Morgan Lily is 20 (“He's Just Not That Into You,” “The Ugly Life Of A Beautiful Girl,” “2012,” “X-Men: First Class,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Love's Everlasting Courage”)
  • Dakota Blue Richards is 26 (“The Golden Compass,” “Dustbin Baby” and “The Secret of Moonacre,” “Skins”)
  • Peter Riegert is 73 (“Animal House,” “Damages,” “Dads,” “The Mask,” “We Bought a Zoo,” “American Pastoral”)
  • The late Meshach Taylor(1947-2014)…he would have been 73(“Designing Women,” “Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide”)


  • Steve Azar is 56 (FAST FACT: Steve first gained attention with an independent album in 1996, although he waited another six years to score his first hit, "I Don't Have To Be Me ('Til Monday)")
  • All-American Rejects’ Chris Gaylor is 41
  • Bush’s Dylan Keefe is 50
  • Jim Lauderdale is 63
  • Bush’s Nigel Pulsford is 59
  • Rammstein’s Oliver Riedel is 49
  • Lisa Stansfield is 54
  • Joss Stone is 33


  • Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio is 39
  • TV personality Jeremy Clarkson is 60 (He hosted “Top Gear” for years until getting sacked in 2015for getting into a physical altercationwith one of the show’s producers.)
  • Director Vincent Gallo is 59 (“Buffalo '66,” “The Brown Bunny,” “The Way It Is”)
  • Kennedy family matriarch Ethel Kennedy is 92 (FAST FACTS: Widow of Robert F. Kennedy, was at his side when he was assassinated in 1968 and mother of eleven children. She never remarried.)
  • Reality TV star Stephanie Pratt is 34 (“The Hills,” “Made In Chelsea”)
  • Model Lucky Vanous is 59 (He came to fame as the shirtless Diet Coke guy)
  • The late fashion designer Oleg Cassini(1913 – 2006)(He became particularly well known as a designer for Jacqueline Kennedy whilst she was First Lady of the United States. The "Jackie Look" was to become highly influential and much admired.)

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